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English statesmen favored the same metaphor, for example, Lord Chatham, William Pitt: I love the Americans because they love liberty, and I love them for the noble efforts they made in the last war . . . but they must be subordinate.
During the last war it will be remembered that almost the only martial glory acquired by the Americans, excepting always the battle of New Orleans, was acquired by the American navy; and it will be conceded that a
The last war favoured this poor negro-man, and he found some means to escape from his Christian master: he came to England; where I saw him afterwards several times.
Some of his outfit came from the Wizard's Keep, and had not been worn in three thousand years-since the last war wizard lived.
There is, in the villages of Kaskaskia, Cohoes and St. Vincennes, no inconsiderable quantity of plate, said to have been plundered during the last war by the Indians from the churches and private houses of Santa Fé, on the North river, and brought to these villages for sale.